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Mary Barra | ToniBird Photography
June 5, 2017
Written

Mary Barra: Simplify Bureaucracy, and Don’t Be Afraid To Job Hop

The CEO of GM discusses leadership lessons and the future of self-driving cars.

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An empty board room | iStock/Sopie_James
April 24, 2017
Written

How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

New research shows that the fix is relatively simple: Add more females to the candidate pool.

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Girl studying in a library  | iStock/Jacob Ammentorp Lund
March 30, 2017
Written

Ginny Lee: Align Your Values to Your Career

Khan Academy’s new president focuses on expanding the online learning site.

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A Caucasian and Muslim women having a conversation | istock/mediaphotos
March 21, 2017
Written

Women Founders and Funders Share Their Startup Tips

Industry leaders discuss the value of storytelling and folding culture into the company charter.

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Chess board  | iStock/JDawnink
April 18, 2017
Written

Stacy Brown-Philpot: Hire Leaders, Leave to Take Risks

The TaskRabbit CEO is used to being the first — and blazing a path for those who will follow.

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Debra Lee, CEO of BET
March 24, 2017
Written

Debra Lee: “Work Should Be Fun”

Why the CEO of BET left the legal track to work at a fledgling startup — and how she grew it into a powerhouse.

Leadership in Focus is a large collection of short videos that bring to life real-world business challenges and spark lively discussions aimed at improving executive skills. Each short video is accompanied by teaching notes for added context, suggested discussion questions and role-playing ideas to help engage groups of managers in learning experiences of their own. Leaders may also experience the cases online with opportunities to calibrate their thinking for actionable insights.

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